Challenge Daily Updates- 27th June & 28th June

Posted on 2019-06-30
 27th  JUNE 2019


● 27 June : Micro - Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises Day

● Samant Goel Appointed New Chief Of Research & Analysis Wing

● Arvinda Kumar Appointed As The Director Of Intelligence Bureau

● K Natarajan Appointed As Next DG Of Indian Coast Guard

● Amitabh Kant Gets A 2 Year Extension As CEO Of Niti Aayog

● Dubai To Host 1st Accessible Tourism International Summit From Nov 5-6

● S Raghupathy Re-Elected As Chairman Of World Green Building Council-Asia Pacific Network

● 32nd Congress Of The International Seed Testing Association Started In Hyderabad

● Ashok Parija Takes Charge As Advocate General Of Odisha 

● Airtel Payments Banks Ranked As India’s No. 1 Bank In Digital Transactions

● Chris Gayle Will Retire From International Cricket After The Test Series Against India 

● Kalu Police Station , Rajasthan's Topped The List Of The Top 10 Police Stations In India

● Campbell Bay Police Station In Andaman & Nicobar Ranked 2nd In The List Of Top 10 Police Stations In India

● Farakka Police Station In West Bengal Ranked 3rd In The List Of Top 10 Police Stations In India

● Japan Topped In The Future Brand Country Index 2019 

● Norway Ranked 2nd In The Future Brand Country Index 2019 

● Switzerland Ranked 3rd In The Future Brand Country Index 2019 

● India Ranked 41th In The Future Brand Country Index 2019 

● China Ranked 29th In The Future Brand Country Index 2019

● Pakistan Ranked 73th In The Future Brand Country Index 2019 

● New York Topped List Of The Most Influential Cities 2019

● London Ranked 2nd In The List Of The Most Influential Cities 2019

● Delhi Ranked 13th In The List Of The Most Influential Cities 2019

● C R Patil Appointed As Chairman Of Lok Sabha House Committee

● Narinder Batra Elected As A Member Of International Olympic Committee

● ICC Cricket WC 2019 Pakistan Beat New Zealand By 7 Wkts

● World Bank Approved $31.58 Million Loan For Uttarakhand Public Financial Management Strengthening Project

● Sofia Kenin Won The Mallorca Open Title 2019

● BIMSTEC Day 2019 Celebrated In Dhaka , Bangladesh

● India Imported 235.2 MT Of Coal In 2018-19 Valued At Rs 1.7 Lakh Cr 

● Prime Minister Narendra Modi Reaches Osaka For G20 Summit

● PM Modi Meets Japanese PM Shinzo Abe On Sidelines Of G20 Summit

● International SME Convention 2019 To Be Held In New Delhi 

● S K Sharma Appointed As CMD Of State Trading Corporation Of India 

● NTPC 17th Foreign Lenders Meet Held In Mumbai

● P B Acharya Given Additional Charge As Governor Manipur

● Indian Coast Guard To Open Its 5th Recruitment Centre In Uttarakhand

● Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Arrives In Pakistan On 2 Day Visit

● US Senate Approves Additional $4.5 Billion For US - Mexico Border

● 55 Nations Back India For Non-Permanent UNSC Seat

● 69th Maharashtra State Senior Athletics Championship 2019 Held In Mumbai 

● India Pip England To Become No 1 ODI Team In ICC Rankings

● Croatia’s Marija Pejčinović Burić Has Been Elected As Head Of Council Of Europe 

● Four Archers Included In Target Olympic Podium Scheme ( TOPS )

● Veteran Actress , Director Vijay Nirmala Passes Away At 73

● Govt Set To Launch ' Jal Shakti Abhiyan ' In 255 Water Stressed Districts

● Delhi Govt Launched Food Safety Campaign ' Sehatmand Delhi ' .



28 JUNE 2019

● Gujarat Govt Announces CNG Sahbhagi Yojana To Add New 300 CNG Pumps In Next 2 Years

● P K Saikia Has Been Sworn In As The Chairperson Of The Lokayukta In Arunachal Pradesh

● Rajanikanta Singh Elected As Deputy Speaker Of The Odisha Assembly 

● Virat Kohli Becomes The Fastest Batsman To Score 20,000 International Runs In 417 Innings

● Virat Kohli Becomes 3rd Indian Batsman To Score 20,000 International Runs

● Virat Kohli Becomes The 12th Player To Score 20,000 International Runs

● Govt Extend The Deadline For Suggestions On Draft National Education Policy 2019 By 1 Month

● Sanath Kumar Re-Appointed Baroda Coach For 2 Seasons

● Yatindra Maralkar Appointed As Secretary Of Goa Public Service Commission 

● Yasuhiro Yamashita Appointed As Chief Of The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC)

● The Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill , 2019 Passed In Lok Sabha

● Sarada Kumar Hota Appointed As MD Of National Housing Bank 

● Dr Jaydeep Arya Appointed As Chairman Of Yog Parishad Hariyana

● Bijing Internet Court Launched Artificial Intelligence (AL ) Judge

● Journalist Tankasala Ashok Appointed As Advisor To Telangana Govt

● India - Nepal Economic Partnership Summit To Be Held In Gangtok , Sikkim From June 28

● Parliament Passes Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill 2019

● Babar Azam Becomes 2nd Fastest Player To Reach 3,000 ODI Runs

● ICC Cricket WC 2019 India Beat West Indies By 125 Runs

● Mohammad Shami Becomes Fastest To Pick 25 Wickets In WC ( 9 Matches )

● Cabinet Approved Rs 13,343 Cr For The National Animal Disease Control Programme

● 23rd Sindhu Darshan Festival Held At Sindhu Ghat Shey In Leh

● Russia Extends Ban On EU Food Imports Till December 31 , 2020

● IOC Suspends Olympic Status From International Boxing Association (AIBA) 

● BJP MP Meenakshi Has Written Her Debut Novel Titled ‘ The New Delhi Conspiracy '

● Brazil Beat Paraguay 4-3 To Reach Copa America Semifinal

● Govt Launched " #GoTribal "  Campaign To Promote Use Of Tribal Handicrafts , Natural Products

● India Gets 400 Million $ Loan From World Bank For Help Treat & Eliminate ' Tuber Culosis ' From India

● India Signs A Loan Agreement Of $328 Million With World Bank For Improved Health Services In Andhra Pradesh

● India Signs US$ 250 Million Loan Agreement With World Bank For Rajasthan Highways Development 

● India Successfully Test-Fired Nuclear-Capable Missile " Prithvi-II "

● Takemi Kaizo Appointed As WHO Goodwill Ambassador For Universal Health Coverage

● Pakistan Parliament Approves Rs 1,150 Billion Defence Budget For 2019-20

● Indians' Money In Swiss banks Falls By Nearly 6% In 2018 

● Ind vs Pak WC 2019 Match Becomes The Most Watched TV Event Ever With Record 206 Million Viewers 

● RBI Imposes 2 Lakh Penalty On Gomti Nagariya Sahkari Bank 
For Violating Guidelines

● 14th G20 Summit Starts In Osaka , Japan

● PM Modi Meets Saudi Prince In G20 Discusses Counter-Terrorism , Trade

● Sri Lanka Gets $310M Loan From WB To Mitigate Flood Risks

● Cyrus Poonawalla Awarded Oxford University's Honorary Degree

● Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Awarded Oxford University's Honorary Degree

● Cori Gauff (15) Becomes Youngest Tennis Player To Qualify For Wimbledon

● Colombia Will Host The Final Of The 2020 Copa America

● England Enter Semifinal Of Women's FIFA World Cup 2019

● Dr Navin Shinghal Appointed As CMD Of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)

● B S Bishnoi Appointed As Member Of Competition Commission Of India ( CCI)

● KC Reddy Appointed As Chancellor Of Rajiv Gandhi University Of Knowledge Technologies 

● Konireddy Appointed As Chairman Of Andhra Pradesh State Council Of Higher Education 

● Zhang Haifeng Appointed As President Of Asian Continental Federation Of Bodybuilding & Fitness (AFBF) . 

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